The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 29, 1954 · Page 22
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 22

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 29, 1954
Page 22
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fAGE FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER, 29,1954 New Depth of Texture Is Feature of Cotton Designed for Winter There's a new depth - of texture. Also in this winter-warm cate- to cottons styled for winter wear Warmth is a feature of the heavy suitings; the cotton tweeds with a hand-woven look and the homespun types, reports the National Cotton Council, VELVETEEN — Cotton velveteen takes the spotlight to a tnree-piece outfit by Koret of California. Braid-trimmed velveteen weskit, quilted skirt and cotton shirt are timed for college and office . . . are colorfully gory are the corduroys and velve- teens. Versatile corduroys run the gamut of prints and flocked surfaces — from the "baby" look of tiny white flowers, flocked on a white ground to severe menEwear stripes. • Wide-wale corduroy is printed for the first time this year, with the newest look seen in the white or light grounds illuminated by black or pastel prints. Many of the season's velveteens are printed in such a manner they almost look hand painted. These prints compete for approval with a wide luxurious range of plain colors which include the season's favorite jewel tones, American beauty, vivid reds, browns and many shades of blue. Opulent Cottons • Highlighted also is the "opulent" look of cotton jacquards, brocades, tapestries and faconnes. Featherlike patterns, tiny florals, handsome designs of roses are shown in brilliant red, stark black, frosted grey. Quilted cottons or cottons with a quilted look are featured for daytime clothes. A double-duty jump- T, designed for day or date, depending upon ~ whether or not it is paired up with a blouse, is made !n quilted" plaid gingham.' Quilt- ike embroidery on cotton flannel is used for two-piece suits. Young cottons like these are style-right additions to college and career wardrobes, Cotton "Car" Coats "Car" coats rate high fashion in cotton. The coolie-styled coat in striped grey and white cotton poplin • is lined with quilted gold-colored cotton flannel. The seven- eighth-length trench coat, belted in sack, is shown in water-repellent white poplin. Cotton separates have been giv- ADAPTABLE FABRIC—Fashionable M. & W. Thomas cottons, which have played. a leading role in establishing cotton as a year-'round fabric in wearing apparel, show their adaptability here for smart slipcovers. A striking ombre pattern was chosen for this setting in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George H. Miles. The slipcovers are washed, damp-dried and smoothed in place with no ironing required. A special finish makes the Thomas cotton wrinkle- and spot-resistant and shrinkproof. - by top .American designers. Black corduroy is the choice of, one designer who trims it with black Compliments MANGET BROS COTTON 41 Union Ave. Phone 5-3771 Memphis lace. Pedal pushers, skirt and guimpe with curved suspenders and shaped midriff all boast their touch of lace trim. Short Cotton Skirt The short corduroy skirt Worn over its own broadcloth shorts is a new style this year. Ensembled with a bright cotton-shirt and long white cotton socks, it's a fashion for campus or at-home hours. For day or date is the velveteen outfit composed of white blouse, velveteen weskit and quilted velveteen skirt. In more formal styling, velveteen is selected for short, young evening frocks. Designers like the draping qualities of this rich cotton and mould it into Gre cian-like bodices and full gattiere skirts. Gold embroidery adds "plus" glamor touch to black an orange velveteen. For stay-at-homes the cotto lounge story is one of color, tex ture and original styling. Firemen red cotton flannel is used. for two-piece pajamas set with a tached hood and • yoke in stripe knit. Also double-duty ben£ ar the plaid quilted gingham coat ensembled with plain-colored pa jamas and the red cotton flanne coverall with its own knitted feet Bathrooms Carpeted With Cotton Bathrooms can be beautiful. That cheerful fact, proved long ago by fanciful decorators, now takes on added force with the advent of wall-to-wall cotton bath room carpeting with "do-it-yourself" appeal. This new fling in bath and dressing room decor is emphasized in the famed "Charmed Circle," a group of correlated cotton towels, mats and other bath accessories in a delightful range of colors. Cotton carpeting featuring in the ensembles comes in 36-inch skid- proof widths. There are complete instruction kits for installing. This is an easy do-it-yourself project as no binding is required. Dean's Coffee Build the Nation Securely with Indiana Limestone The Notions Building Stone Alabama Limestone Christie Cut Stone GOTTON GLAMOR — For glamorous evening dates, Rappi designs a short evening frock in rich velveteen.' The bodice is draped in Grecian-like folds, the Waistline is neatly defined, the skirt is full. (NCC Photo) 'irst a pattern is made from wrapping paper cut into 18" squares. These are laid out over the entire floor area, cut around fixtures, and .ped. Then the carpeting is cut by the pattern, Scotch-taped together, and aid on the bath rioor with the Teatest of ease. When me time comes for wash- ng, the parts are easily disjoined or a good soap and water dunk- ng. The sections fit nicely into a home washing machine if lengths re kept to a maximum of 5 or 6 eet. This ease in laundering is one of he most attractive features of the ew fad, and does away with old ugaboos as to keeping bath floor overings clean. Tempting colors in the cotton ath carpeting include charcoal, vocado .walnut, lilac, champagne, j unflbwer, aquamist, spruce, bud ink and apricot. Wolfgang Mozart, famous com- oser, was buried in a pauper's emetery and the location of his rave is unknown. Cottons to Hit The Open Rood Every year more and more Amer icans take to homes on wheels- trailers, that is. Trailer living, of necessity, is compact -and informal. But there'* no reason why the trailer home maker should feel she can't follow her yen for home decoration, says the National Cotton Council Gay, colorful cottons tie in perfectly with trailer decoration. The soil-and-wrinkle resistant qualities of many of the new slipcover anc curtain cottons make them ideal for decorating the home on wheels. One idea is to make curtains that blend in design and color '/Tith slipcovers. And to go a step further this same blending can be carried over to luncheon cloths and napkins. Or, for that matter cotton towels and washcloths can be found in colors that are in perfect harmony with the over-all scheme. Water is heavier than ic«. Anderson-Tull y Co. Memphis, Tenn. Ship Your Motes, Loose, Fire and Water Damaged Cotton to in Co.. Inc. "Efficient and Dependable" 171 WestMalloryAve. P.O.Box3145 Memphis 9, Tenn. HOME OIL COMPANY Oil Petroleum Products LPGas Anhydrous Ammonia OSCEOLA.ARK.

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